Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

PbS is pleased to announced the winners of the 5th Annual Barbara Allen-Hagen Award. The winning facilities came from Indiana, California and North Dakota in 2011. The awards will be presented on Oct. 12 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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*Pictured are winners from the 2011 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award recipients.


PbS Responds and Takes First Steps to Measure and Monitor Trauma-Informed Care -
As so eloquently stated by the co-chairs of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence, not only are we ready to...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Trauma-Informed Resources Available at the National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health -
The National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health provides several resources on trauma-informed child-serving systems. Among...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Barbara Allen-Hagen Awards Ceremony Highlights Best Work from Facilities and Programs -
“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” The 2014 Performance-based Standards (PbS) Barbara ...
Friday, October 10, 2014
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Performance-based Standards (PbS) is a data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers to the highest standards for operations, programs and services.


4 Nov

Key Data to Identify and Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities

This webinar on November 4, 2014 at 1:00pm ET is presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA). Register here! Cities can take...

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5 Nov

The Developing Brain: Implications for Youth Programs

This webinar on November 5, 2014 at 1:00pm ET is presented by the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC). Register here!...

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PbS announces the release of a new issue brief, First Step to Integrate Trauma-Informed Care.

PbS Issue Brief: Family-Youth Initiative.